Place:Greenville, South Carolina, United States

NameGreenville
Alt namesGreenville District
TypeCounty
Coordinates34.883°N 82.367°W
Located inSouth Carolina, United States     (1786 - )
Also located inCherokee Nation, Indian Territory, United States     ( - 1777)
Ninety-Six, South Carolina, United States     (1786 - 1791)
Washington (district), South Carolina, United States     (1791 - 1798)
Pendleton (district), South Carolina, United States     (1798 - 1800)
Contained Places
Census-designated place
Berea
City View
Dunean
Five Forks
Gantt
Golden Grove
Judson
Parker
Sans Souci
Slater-Marietta
Taylors
Wade Hampton
Welcome
Inhabited place
Alta Vista
Asheton
Athelone Heights
Augusta Acres
Barksdale
Batesville
Beacon Hill
Belle Meade
Belle Terre Acres
Bellingham
Bells Crossroads
Bellvue
Belmont Heights
Berea Forest
Berea Heights
Biltmore
Bird Fields
Bishop Heights
Blue Ridge
Bonaire Acres
Brandon
Brentwood
Broadleaf Acres
Broadmoor
Brookfield East
Brookfield West
Brookgreen
Brookhaven
Brookside
Brookwood Forest
Burgiss Hills
Buxton
Caesars Head
Camelot
Cane Brake
Cannon Hills
Canterbury
Carolina Heights
Carver Park
Cavalier Heights
Cavalier Woods
Cedar Lane Gardens
Chanticleer
Chaunessy
Cherokee Heights
Chestnut Hills
Chestnut Springs
Chick Springs
Cleveland
Clevleland Forest
Club Forest
College Heights
Collins Creek
Colonial Hills
Colony
Conestee
Cope Heights
Creekside Villas
Cross Plains
Cunningham Acres
Cutler Ridge
Deerfield
Del Norte
Dell Vista Heights
Dellhaven
Dellwood
Devenger Place
Dogwood Acres
Donaldson Heights
Dove Tree
Dreher Colony
East Gantt
East Gate Village
East View
Edwards Forest Heights
Elizabeth Heights
Elleston Acres
Enoree Hills
Fairfield Acres
Fairview
Farmington Acres
Fern Creek
Forest Hills
Forest View
Forestdale Heights
Fork Shoals
Forrester Woods
Fountain Inn
Foxcroft
Franklin Hills
Gap Creek
Gaylords Crossroads
Gilstrap Heights
Glassy
Glendale
Glenwood Acres
Gowensville
Green Fields
Green Forest
Green Hills
Greenville ( 1760 - )
Greer
Grey Fox Run
Groveland Dell
Hampton Heights
Heritage Lakes
Hermitage Hills
High View Acres
Highland
Hillandale
Hillsborough
Holiday Hills
Holly Springs
Homestead Acres
Hudson Acres
Hughes Heights
Hunters Woods
Huntington Acres
Huntington Downs
Idlewild
Indian Hills
Isaqueena Park
Isbell Heights
Jordan
Kendall Green
King Acres
Kings
Kingsgate
Knollwood
Lake Forest Heights
Lake Forest
Lake Lanier
Lake Taro
Lakemont
Lakeside
Lakeview Heights
Laurel Heights
Laurel Hills
Leawood
Lendaw
Liberty Park
Lickville
Lima
Little Texas
Lockwood Heights
Locust Hill
Lorena Park
Magnolia Acres
Mansfield Park
Maple
Marietta
Marshall Forest
Marydell
Mauldin
Mayfield
McKelvey Crossroads
McSwain Gardens
Merrifield Park
Merrittsville
Milford
Mitchell
Molly Tree Plantation
Monaghan
Montclair
Moonville
Morningside
Mount View
Mountain Brook
Mountain Lake Colony
Mountain Shadows
New Furman Heights
Nicholtown
North Acres
North Gardens
North Hills
North Side Heights
Northgate
Northwood Hills
Northwood
Nursery
O'Neal
Oak Creek
Oak Crest
Oak Hills
Oak Hollow
Oak View
Orchard Acres
Orchard Park
Overbrook
Oxford Acres
Palmetto Downs
Palmetto Terrace
Paramount Park
Paris Point
Paris
Park Lane Terrace
Park Place
Parkins Lake
Parkstone
Parkwood
Pebble Creek
Pecan Terrace
Peppertree
Pine Brook Forest
Pine Hill Village
Pine Knott Forest
Pinehaven Acres
Pinehurst
Piney Ridge
Plainview Heights
Pleasant Grove
Pleasant Hill
Pleasant Valley
Poe
Poinsett
Poinsetta
Points North
Ponderosa
Powderhorn
Quail Ridge
Renfrew
Ricelan Creek
Richmond Hills
River Falls
Riverdowns
Riverside
Riverview
Rockvale
Rogers Valley Heights
Roosevelt Heights
Rosedale
Roseman Heights
Royal Oaks
Sampson
Sandy Flat
Sans Souci Heights
Seven Oaks
Shady Creek
Sharon Park
Sherwood Forest
Silver Leaf
Simpsonville
Skyland
Slater
Smith Heights
Spring Brook Terrace
Spring Forest
Starsdale Manor
Staunton Heights
Stone Lake Heights
Stone Lake
Stoneledge
Stratford Forest
Stratton Place
Suber
Sugar Creek Villas
Sugar Creek
Sugar Mill
Summerwoods
Sunny Acres
Sunny Slopes
Sunset Forest
Supreme Forest
Sylvan Hills
Taho
Tanglewood
Terra Oaks
Terry Creek
Terry
Teton Forest
The Cedars
The Highlands
The Meadows
Thornwood Acres
Thornwood
Tigerville
Timberlake
Totany Woods
Travelers Rest
Traxler Park
University Heights
Valley Haven
View Point Place
Wade Hampton Gardens
Walden Pond
Walkers Crossing
Ware Place
Watson Orchard
Wedgefield
West Gantt
West Greenville
Westcliffe
Western Hills
Westville
Westwood South
Westwood
White Horse Heights
White Oak Hills
White Oak
Wildaire
Wildwood Park
Willington Green
Willow Heights
Windsor Oaks
Woodberry
Woodbriar
Woodfield Heights
Woodfields
Woodhedge
Woodland Homes
Woodland Village
Woods
Woodside
Woodville
Woodwinds
Township
Duncan
Unknown
Piedmont

Greenville is a county in the U.S. State of South Carolina.

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History

The origins of the name Greenville County are uncertain, but the county was probably named for Major General Nathanael Greene of the Revolutionary War or for an early resident, Isaac Green. Learn more about the history of Greenville county at South Carolina State Library and carolana.com.

  • 1777 - territory of the Cherokee Indians
  • 1777 - Scots-Irish settlers from Pennsylvania and Virginia and English/Welsh arrive
  • 1785 - Thirty-three counties were created within existing South Carolina Districts. Six counties are created within the Ninety-Six District.
  • 1786 - Greenville county was added to the Ninety-Six District from previously Cherokee lands.
  • 1791 - Greenville and Pendleton counties were used to create a new overarching Washington District.
  • 1798 - Washington District was renamed Pendleton District.
  • 1800 - Greenville was re-christened a district and the overarching Pendleton District was abolished.
  • 1868 - Greenville and all other districts became counties again.

Research Tips

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1784 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1786 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1787 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1790 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1800 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1800 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1911 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1915 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1790 6,503
1800 11,504
1810 13,133
1820 14,530
1830 16,476
1840 17,839
1850 20,156
1860 21,892
1870 22,262
1880 37,496
1890 44,310
1900 53,490
1910 68,377
1920 88,498
1930 117,009
1940 136,580
1950 168,152
1960 209,776
1970 240,546
1980 287,913
1990 320,167

Wikipedia

the text in this section is copied from an article in Wikipedia

Greenville County is a county located in the State of South Carolina, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 451,225. making it the most populous county in the state. Its county seat is the city of Greenville. It is included in the Greenville–AndersonMauldin Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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Additional Sources

source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog